Versatile Solicitations of Materials Science in Diverse Science Fields


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Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: SCI000000

Target Audience: This book is useful for scientist, academician and researches working in the field of material synthesis and their uses in the management of green environment and energy.

Materials science influences all aspects of society, including the current challenges of environmental issues and of sustainable energy. It also impacts our daily life, because it studies common materials like nanomaterials, composites, hybrid materials, glass, and plastic. Materials science tries to improve these materials in ways such as adding scratch resistance to glass. This science also commonly studies composite materials.

This book was motivated by the desire to broaden knowledge and use this knowledge to develop new materials for the utility of mankind. There are innumerable tools currently available that focus on specific knowledge that can largely serve the scientific community. However, this book also explores social issues and outlines applications of different materials. Additionally, this book presents research-based practices related to the usage of advanced materials and covers the application of nanomaterials in solar energy and medicine.

The didactic approach of this book is perfectly suited to science and engineering students, as well as to biologists, physicists, or chemists who are not specialized in materials but who, nevertheless, wish to learn about this discipline. This work will also be appreciated by specialists in a particular aspect of materials science wishing to have a global view on the subject and to position their activity in a wider context.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Societal Impact of Nanomaterials
(Narendra Kumar Pandey and Priya Gupta – Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India)

Chapter 2. Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties, and Societal Applications
(Meena Nemiwal, Ankita Dhillon and Dinesh Kumar – Department of Chemistry, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India, et al.)

Chapter 3. Role of Nanomaterial in the Health Sector
(Devendra Singh, Deepmala Sharma and Vishnu Agarwal – Department of Biotechnology, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India, et al.)

Chapter 4. Medicinal Importance of Inorganic Materials
(Shraddha Shukla and A. P. Mishra – Department of Chemistry, Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar, India)

Chapter 5. Impact of Polymeric Materials on Society and Complex Impedance Spectroscopy
(A. L. Saroj – Department of Physics, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, India)

Chapter 6. Carbon and Transition Metal Two Dimensional Quantum Dots: New Era of Material Science
(Madhu Tiwari – Department of Chemistry, Kashi Naresh Government Post Graduate College, Gyanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Chapter 7. Nanomaterials as Intrinsic Enzyme Mimetic Catalysts
(Vinita – Department of Chemistry, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, UP, Indıa)

Chapter 8. Graphene: A Revolutionary Exotic Material and Its Applications
(Seema Awasthi, O.N. Srivastava, A. Rajanikanth and C. Bansal – School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India, et al.)

Chapter 9. Materials for Energy
(R. K. Shukla and Amrit K. Mishra – Department of Physics, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, India)

Chapter 10. AB5-Type Metal Hydrides to Serve the Society as Energy Material: Development in Last Decade
(Kuldeep Panwar and Sumita Srivastava – Department of Physics, Pt. L.M.S.Government Post Graduate College, Rishikesh, India, et al.)

Chapter 11. Carbon Based Nanomaterials for Energy Applications
(Rajesh Kumar Dwivedi, Esha Dwivedi and Raghav Dwivedi – Department of Physics, Christ Church College, Kanpur (UP), India, et al.)

Chapter 12. Functionalized Nanomaterials Based Efficient Photocatalyst for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Environment
(Sunil Kumar and Pankaj Kumar Chaurasia – Department of Chemistry, L.N.T. College (A Constituent Unit of B.R.A.Bihar University) Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, et al.)

Chapter 13. Functionalization of Carbon-Based Materials for the Electrochemical Sensing Applications
(Mamta Yadav, Devesh Kumar Singh, Vellaichamy Ganesan and Ramasamy Ramaraj – Department of Chemistry, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, et al.)

Chapter 14. Recent Development of Graphene Nanosheets Supported Pt-Free Electrocatalyst in Field of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell
(Rahul Awasthi and C. S. Sharma – Department of Chemistry, S. R. A. P. College, Barachakia, East Champaran, Bihar, India, et al.)

Chapter 15. Two-Dimensional (2D) Nanomaterials for Energy Harvesting
(Thakur Prasad Yadav – Hydrogen Energy Centre, Department of Physics, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India)

Chapter 16. Hybrid Materials and Their Applications
(Arjita Srivastava, Pravin Kumar Singh, Akram Ali and Vishal Srivastava – Department of Chemistry, CMP Degree College University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, India)

Chapter 17. ZrO2 Nanoparticle-Catalyzed One-Pot Multi-Component Synthesis of Bio-Active Organic Scaffolds
(Subhash Banerjee – Department of Chemistry, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India)

Chapter 18. Bioremediation of Bauxite Residue Dumping Sites of Alumina Industry
(Kumud Dubey and K. P. Dubey – Forestry Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation, Prayagraj, India, et al.)

Chapter 19. Decontamination of Water with Metal Nanocomposites and Hybrid Nanomaterials
(Vijay Pandey, Mahesh Kumar Gupta, Harendra Singh and P. K. Tandon – Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, India)

Chapter 2.0 Nanoconjugates from Chitosan Hydrogel: A Novel Drug Delivery Tool
(Tanvi Jain and P. K. Dutta – Faculty of Biotechnology, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India, et al.)


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